Alle Einträge vom 23.9.2006

Nations of High Asia

Saturday, 23.9.2006

… Seated round a table in conference room HC9 at the US Congress on Capitol Hill for two days this week were four of the “five poisons” that Beijing views as public enemies numbers one to five. … The delegates in Washington formed an Asian Democracy Alliance, and drafted a Declaration of Independence of the Nations of High Asia … Republican Congressman for Virginia Frank Wolf told the conference it was good that such groups were now working together “to defeat the common enemy, Communist China, which I am confident will fall in the next few years”. Von Rowan Callick. Quelle: The Australian.


Besprechung: “February Flowers” von Fan Wu

Saturday, 23.9.2006

“Lesbian novel or not? Author Fan Wu will only say her new book breaks with stereotypes to stay true to `real Chinese people’. She speaks to Dinah Gardner … Wu, 33, is the latest in a line of celebrated Chinese authors such as Ha Jin (Waiting) and Lu Yiyun (A Thousand Years of Good Prayers) who have penned their work in English. Wu grew up on the mainland but moved to the United States nine years ago, where she now works for Yahoo! in California. The novel focuses on Chen in her first year at university in Guangzhou in the early 1990s …” Quelle: The Standard. Weitere Besprechung in The Australian.


China Police Crack Country’s Biggest Pyramid Scam

Saturday, 23.9.2006

“Police in Liaocheng, in eastern Shandong province, uncovered the 2 billion yuan ($253 million) network after a member provided a list of names that led to the arrest of three ringleaders and the discovery of a database of 326,000 salespeople and 400 ’senior members’ …” Quelle: NYT/ Reuters. 


Xi-Xia-Ausstellung in Hangzhou

Saturday, 23.9.2006

Quelle: Xinhua.


Neue Raubtierkapitalisten

Saturday, 23.9.2006

Sachbuch – Gefährliche Chinesen Gabor Steingart sieht Handelskriege voraus: In puncto Alarmismus hat er damit wohl seine persönliche Bestmarke eingestellt. Wenn er damit eine Debatte um die Vor- und eben auch Nachteile der Globalisierung anstößt, ist viel gewonnen. [Besprechung von "Weltkrieg um Wohlstand"] Von Ulrich Machold (Die Welt).